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Walter Henry GRAY

Regimental number1859
Place of birthFinnis Point, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45.4
Height5' 8.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ada Ruth Gray, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 August 1917
Family/military connectionsSons: 20 Pte Edwin Charles GRAY, 32nd Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916; 972 Corporal Alfred James GRAY, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 July 1918; Nephews: 6252 SQMS John LORD MSM, 4th Division Headquarters, returned to Australia, 30 October 1919; 3869 Pte Harry LORD MM, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', 25 August 1917; discharged (overage), Adelaide, 8 November 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GRAY Walter Henry

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